Marquette Woman Hononred for Helping Veterans

The State of Michigan honored a Marquette area today woman for providing outstanding service to veterans. The State of Michigan Veterans’ Services Division presented an award to Karen Miron of the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency.

Miron is an Unemployment Insurance Examiner at the UIA Problem Resolution Center in Marquette. Also on hand for the event was Stephen P. Gillotte, Vocational Counselor with the Veterans’

Services Division, State of Michigan and Allen Nash, Veterans’ Employment Representative, Veterans’

Services Division, State of Michigan.

Veterans’ Employment Representatives with the State of Michigan Veterans’ Services Division offer a variety of services to both veterans and employers, including:

 Evaluating veterans’ skills and developing an effective job search plan, with help in resume writing and interviewing skills.

 Making direct connections between veterans and local employers with jobs to fill.

 Assisting veterans to identify and access training and educational opportunities to improve their employability.

 Educating employers on the benefits of hiring veterans, and helping them find skilled veterans for available positions.

 Helping returning veterans access all federal, state and local resources available to help them with the transition from military service to employment.